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Flyers rally, beat Caps
Vinny Lecavalier scored in OT to complete the comeback: [Philly.com-Sam Carchidi] [CSNPhilly-Sarah Baicker] [Hockeybuzz-Bill Meltzer]
Schenn OK after boarding
Dmitry Orlov boarded Brayden Schenn and the 5 minute major cost his team:[Philly.com-Frank Seravalli] [CSNPhilly-Sarah Baicker]
Trades and rumors
This is the time of year when fans want to trade a star for a bag of pucks. Case in point: [Broad Street Hockey-Travis Hughes]
Rumors from Eklund: [Hockeybuzz- Eklund]
Tell me why we need another 2-way center? [Kuklas Korner]
TSN Tradecentre for your up to the minute trade needs:[TSN.ca]
The Flyers push to the playoffs continue. Get your Philadelphia Flyers tickets here.
That's all for today, join us on Friday when we recap the trade deadline deals and look towards the playoffs.
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The Flyers celebrate around Vincent Lecavalier after he scored in overtime to give the Flyers a 5-4 win over the Washington Capitals on Sunday afternoon. (Photo Courtesy of ESPN.com)
Trailing 4-2 with 10 minutes left in the third period, Dmitry Orlov, who scored two of the Washington Capitals goals, took a five-minute major for boarding.
The Flyers managed one goal on the power...
[Photo: Rich Lam/Getty Images] Wednesday’s trade deadline is just two days away. As always, the Philadelphia Flyers are being linked to the big-name players that are being made available during this time. One of these players, Vancouver’s Ryan Kesler, has reportedly been requesting a trade for quite some time. The 29-year-old forward is known to […]Report: Flyers “Top Challenger”...
The comeback kids were at it again this afternoon. The Philadelphia Flyers won for the 11th time this season when they trailed in the 3rd period. The Flyers defeated the Washington Capitals 5-4 in overtime.
‘We’ve been in a lot of games we’ve had to come back in this year,’ Flyers forward Adam Hall said. ‘There can be no doubt: We know we have the character in this locker...
Anton Stralman directs the puck into his own net for the Flyers first goal in a 4-2 win over the Rangers on Saturday. Vincent Lecavalier (not pictured) was credited with the goal. (Photo Courtesy of ESPN.com)
When the Flyers returned from the Olympic break with a 7-3 loss to the San Jose Sharks, it was not the start fans were looking for. It also set up strong motivation for Saturday...
Wayne Simmonds and Alex Ovechkin both register goals in wins on Saturday afternoon. The Flyers and Capitals face off on Sunday afternoon. (Photo by Amy Irvin/Flyerdelphia)
Both the Philadelphia Flyers and Washington Capitals spent Saturday afternoon playing teams in the playoff race in the Eastern Conference. Both came away with 4-2 wins.
The Flyers win over the Rangers and the...
Today the Flyers acquired defenseman Andrew MacDonald from the New York Islanders for forward Matt Mangene, a third-round pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, and a second-round pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. MacDonald, 27, has played in 63 games and has 24 points–20 of which are assists. MacDonald is eighth in the league […]Flyers expand its defensive unit before trade deadline...
From the NHL's Department of Player Safety:
Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov will have a phone hearing Monday for his hit on Philadelphia Flyers forward Brayden Schenn during the third period Sunday at Verizon Center.
Orlov, who scored two goals in the game, was assessed a major penalty for boarding at 9:33 of the third.
The following grounds for the proposed...
Matt Read takes a shot in warm-ups for the game against last week against the San Jose Sharks, which the Flyers lost 7-3. Image c/o Amy Irvin of 38Photography.
The Philadelphia Flyers dropped their first game in their return to action this past week with a 7-3 loss to the San Jose Sharks, but rebounded nicely yesterday afternoon against the New York Rangers with a 4-2 win. With...
General manager Paul Holmgren says he will upgrade the Flyers' defense if the right deal comes along. He is running out of time.
The trade deadline is Wednesday at 3 p.m., and the Flyers could use some help on their back end.
Winnipeg's Dustin Byfuglien, the Islanders' Andrew MacDonald, Buffalo's Christian Ehrhoff, and Dallas' Trevor Daley are among the defensemen...
Down 4-3, with just 1:05 remaining, Philadelphia Flyers captain Claude Giroux scored a great tip-in goal to tie the game. The goal was his second of the night and 21st of the season. The Flyers went on to win in overtime 5-4 as Vincent Lecavalier netted the game winner. They are now sitting in second place in the Metropolitan Division with 32-24-6 record this season.Related:Claude...
For a while there, it was a trick the Flyers nearly forgot they had in their back pocket.
Down a pair of goals in the third period to the team that’s nipping at their heels in the standings could have been a problem. Instead, the Flyers stopped taking penalties, scored on a power play and finished the Washington Capitals off 5-4 in overtime for their 11th third-period comeback...
Paul Holmgren made a deal the day before the trade deadline, in what has become the norm for him as General Manager. And, in keeping with the trend, it wasn’t a blockbuster move, but it will help the Flyers in an area of need. The Flyers gave up a 2nd round pick in 2015, 3rd […]Flyers Add Andrew MacDonald- presented by Buzz On Broad
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Postseason play doesn't begin for another month and a half.
If the standings stay where they are, Saturday's game between the Flyers and New York Rangers was a playoff preview. There were big hits, big saves, big penalty kills and – for the Flyers – a big two points in the standings with a 4-2 victory to get within one point of the Rangers in the standings.
Philadelphia Flyers vs New York Rangers Wells Fargo Center, Game 61, Home Game 29 FINAL SCORE: Flyers 4 | Rangers 2 SHOTS: Flyers 31 | Rangers 35 Buzz On Broad’s Standout Stars 1) Wayne Simmonds (GWG,1A) 2) Brayden Schenn (1A) 3) Steve Mason (33 Sv) The starting lineup for Philadelphia: LW- Steve Downie | C- Sean […]Recovery Mode: Flyers Beat NYR 4-2- presented by Buzz On...